Knife With Scabbard

Unidentified Ainu maker


late 19th century

Iron, birch bark, wood, and twine

Overall: 13 in. (33 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Reverend James Horace Pettee, Class of 1873



Place Made: Hokkaido, Japan, East Asia, Asia


19th century

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Research Area


Not on view


"Purchased directly from an Ainu or through the agency of a trustworthy Christian Japanese" by Reverend James Horace Pettee, (1851-1920), Class of 1873, Congregational Missionary in Japan between 1876-1899; given to present collection, 1899.

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